CoderCamp Hamilton

The new CoderCamp Hamilton website went live tonight hopefully signaling a new phase for a great tech get-together in Hamilton.

CoderCamp is a local, monthly mini-conference where local software developers get together to share their experiences with new tools, technologies and techniques. It is a chance to get together with like minded people in a casual setting and talk about our tech passions. It is also a chance to meet other like-minded people in Hamilton and help build a strong tech community.

We meet every month and try to have several presentations lined up, but we are always looking for new people to share their passions with the group. If you would like to give a short, informal presentation to the group, please contact the organizers at

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log4net Slides and Example Code

I have been contacted people who cannot attend my Toronto Code Camp session on log4net tomorrow requesting a copy of my presentation and example code. I cannot find it posted on the Code Camp site, so here is a copy for anyone who is interested.

The presentation is in PowerPoint 2007 and the example code is for Visual Studio 2008. update: I have uploaded a PDF version of the presentation for those people without Office 2007.

If you are attending, I am looking forward to meeting you tomorrow at 9 AM.

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Speaking at Toronto Code Camp

tcc-logosmall I found out last week that I will be speaking at this year’s Toronto Code Camp on March 1st.  I will be giving an Introduction to log4net from 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM.

I will begin the session with an overview of the license, features and capabilities of log4net, including log levels, log hierarchies, logging contexts, configuration and filters.

I will then dive into code by adding logging to a simple application. Next, I will configure the logging to output the logs to multiple destinations. I will end by discussing best practices for logging with log4net and answer questions.

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